Skip to main navigation Skip to main content Skip to footer For Medicare For Providers For Brokers For Employers Español For Individuals & Families: For Individuals & Families Medical Dental Other Supplemental Explore coverage through work How to Buy Health Insurance Types of Dental Insurance Open Enrollment vs. Special Enrollment See all topics Shop for Medicare plans Member Guide Find a Doctor Log in to myCigna
Home Knowledge Center Wellness Library Asthma


Learn about asthma

If you or your child has asthma, you know how scary it can be when you can't catch your breath. Asthma is a long-term problem, but it doesn't have to limit you. Learning all you can about asthma is the first step to living the life you want, and our asthma topics are here to help.

Find practical, how-to information in topics such as:

  • Asthma in Teens and Adults.
  • Asthma: Measuring Peak Flow.
  • Asthma: Taking Charge of Your Asthma.
  • Asthma: Using an Asthma Action Plan.
  • Breathing Problems: Using a Dry Powder Inhaler.
  • Breathing Problems: Using a Metered-Dose Inhaler.
Health Topics
  • Allergies: Controlling Cockroaches
  • Allergy Shots for Asthma
  • Assessing Your Asthma Knowledge
  • Asthma Action Plan
  • Asthma Action Plan: Red Zone
  • Asthma and GERD
  • Asthma and Vocal Cord Problems
  • Asthma and Wheezing
  • Asthma Attack
  • Asthma Diary
  • Asthma Diary Template
  • Asthma During Pregnancy
  • Asthma in Children
  • Asthma in Children: Knowing How Bad an Attack Is
  • Asthma in Older Adults: Managing Treatment
  • Asthma in Teens and Adults
  • Asthma Treatment Goals
  • Asthma Zones
  • Asthma: Educating Yourself and Your Child
  • Asthma: How to Overcome Treatment Obstacles
  • Asthma: Overcoming Obstacles to Taking Medicines
  • Asthma: Overuse of Quick-Relief Medicines
  • Asthma: Peak Expiratory Flow and Personal Best
  • Asthma: Symptoms of Difficulty Breathing
  • Asthma: Ways to Take Inhaled Medicines
  • Asthma's Impact on Your Child's Life
  • Classification of Asthma
  • Exercise-Induced Asthma
  • Forced Expiratory Volume and Forced Vital Capacity
  • How Asthma Develops in Children
  • Inhaled Corticosteroids for Asthma
  • Inhaled Quick-Relief Medicines for Asthma
  • Living With More Than One Health Problem
  • Monitoring Asthma Treatment
  • My Asthma Action Plan
  • Occupational Asthma
  • Omalizumab for Asthma
  • Steroid Medicine for Asthma: Myths and Facts
  • Tips for Reducing Indoor Pollutants in Your Home
  • Treating Asthma in Babies and Younger Children
Medical Tests
  • Challenge Tests for Asthma
  • Home Lung Function Test
  • Lung Function Tests
Make a Wise Decision
  • Allergies: Should I Take Allergy Shots?
Take Action
  • Asthma: Finding Your Triggers
  • Asthma: Identifying Your Triggers
  • Asthma: Measuring Peak Flow
  • Asthma: Taking Charge of Your Asthma
  • Asthma: Using an Asthma Action Plan
  • Breathing Problems: Helping a Child Use a Metered-Dose Inhaler and Mask Spacer
  • Breathing Problems: Using a Dry Powder Inhaler
  • Breathing Problems: Using a Metered-Dose Inhaler
  • Breathing Problems: Using a Nebulizer

This information does not replace the advice of a doctor. Healthwise, Incorporated, disclaims any warranty or liability for your use of this information. Your use of this information means that you agree to the Terms of Use. Learn how we develop our content.

© 1995-2024 Healthwise, Incorporated. Healthwise, Healthwise for every health decision, and the Healthwise logo are trademarks of Healthwise, Incorporated.

<cipublic-spinner variant="large"><span>Loading…</span></cipublic-spinner>

Page Footer

I want to...

Get an ID card File a claim View my claims and EOBs Check coverage under my plan See prescription drug list Find an in-network doctor, dentist, or facility Find a form Find 1095-B tax form information View the Cigna Glossary Contact Cigna


Individuals and Families Medicare Employers Brokers Providers

Secure Member Sites

myCigna member portal Health Care Provider portal Cigna for Employers Client Resource Portal Cigna for Brokers

The Cigna Group Information

About Cigna Healthcare Company Profile Careers Newsroom Investors Suppliers The Cigna Group Third Party Administrators International Evernorth

 Cigna. All rights reserved.

Privacy Legal Product Disclosures Cigna Company Names Customer Rights Accessibility Non-Discrimination Notice Language Assistance [PDF] Report Fraud Sitemap Cookie Settings


Individual and family medical and dental insurance plans are insured by Cigna Health and Life Insurance Company (CHLIC), Cigna HealthCare of Arizona, Inc., Cigna HealthCare of Illinois, Inc., Cigna HealthCare of Georgia, Inc., Cigna HealthCare of North Carolina, Inc., Cigna HealthCare of South Carolina, Inc., and Cigna HealthCare of Texas, Inc. Group health insurance and health benefit plans are insured or administered by CHLIC, Connecticut General Life Insurance Company (CGLIC), or their affiliates (see a listing of the legal entities that insure or administer group HMO, dental HMO, and other products or services in your state). Accidental Injury, Critical Illness, and Hospital Care plans or insurance policies are distributed exclusively by or through operating subsidiaries of Cigna Corporation, are administered by Cigna Health and Life Insurance Company, and are insured by either (i) Cigna Health and Life Insurance Company (Bloomfield, CT); (ii) Life Insurance Company of North America (“LINA”) (Philadelphia, PA); or (iii) New York Life Group Insurance Company of NY (“NYLGICNY”) (New York, NY), formerly known as Cigna Life Insurance Company of New York. The Cigna name, logo, and other Cigna marks are owned by Cigna Intellectual Property, Inc. LINA and NYLGICNY are not affiliates of Cigna.

All insurance policies and group benefit plans contain exclusions and limitations. For availability, costs and complete details of coverage, contact a licensed agent or Cigna sales representative. This website is not intended for residents of New Mexico.

Selecting these links will take you away from to another website, which may be a non-Cigna website. Cigna may not control the content or links of non-Cigna websites. Details